azedarach


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azedarach

(əˈzɛdəˌræk)
n
1. (Pharmacology) the astringent bark of the chinaberry tree, formerly used as an emetic and cathartic
2. (Plants) another name for chinaberry1
[C18: from French azédarac, from Persian āzād dirakht, from āzād free, noble + dirakht tree]
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Noun1.azedarach - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruitsazedarach - tree of northern India and China having purple blossoms and small inedible yellow fruits; naturalized in the southern United States as a shade tree
genus Melia, Melia - type genus of the Meliaceae: East Indian and Australian deciduous trees with leaves resembling those of the ash
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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Cytotoxic limonoids and etranortriterpenoids from Melia azedarach. Chem Pharmaceut Bull 1995; 43: 1171-5.
Sangwan, In vitro effects of leaf extracts of Melia azedarach on mortality of Haemonchus contortus.
Cytotoxic azadirachtin-type limonoids from Melia azedarach. Phytochemistry 42, 709-712.
It is worth mentioning those regarding Cedrela montana (Carrizoza and Serra no, 1997), Cedrela fissilis (Da Costa et al., 2002), Melia azedarach (Handro and Floh, 2001), Azadirach ta indica (Soneji et al., 2001) and Cedrela odorata and Swietenia macrophylla (Valverde et al., 1998).
Though, more than 350 oil-bearing plant species have been investigated to explore their potential for the synthesis of biodiesel, but very few are found to be the potential feedstocks like Melia azedarach [11, 12], Eriobotrya japonica [13], Jatropha curcas, Azardirachta indica, Pongamia pinnata, Moringa oleifera, rubber seed, neem, silk cotton tree, tall oil and microalgae [1].
Producao de paineis aglomerados homogeneos e multicamadas de Melia azedarach (cinamomo) e Pinus taeda com diferentes teores de resina.
Black drongo used roots of some grass species and branches of mulberry Morus alba and dharek Melia azedarach, eucalyptus branches were also present but in small quantity/number.
In the present work, Melia azedarach (Meliaceae) known for its high allelopathic potential is used to investigate its bio-pesticide capacity on the common model used in bioassays: Raphanus sativus (R.
A Azmi, Toxicity of Melia azedarach (Bakayan) root extract (B-R) against ladybird beetle (Coccinella septumpunctata Linn.) and estimation of cholinesterase activity in treated and untreated insects.